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Upcoming Events in Williamsburg, VA

Discover the Charm of Williamsburg

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Discover the charm of a Colonial Williamsburg vacation. A getaway to our Williamsburg bed and breakfast means you are conveniently located within a short distance of everywhere you want to be. Some of these events sell the hotel out quickly. Please book your tickets and arrange your stay as early as possible.

See a list below of some upcoming events, concerts, and festivals in the Historic Triangle.

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Williamsburg Virginia

Farmers’ Market

Over 40 vendors will attend the Williamsburg Farmers’ Market this Saturday with produce, prepared foods and baked goods, flowers, honey, artisan chocolate, cheese, meats, peanuts, handmade soaps, and more! Live music is performed weekly from 9:00 am - 11:00 am.

  • February 10 - December 21, 2024
  • Weekly on Saturday from 8:00 am to Noon
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Yorktown Market Days

Farmers’ Market

The popular Yorktown Market Days returns to Riverwalk Landing on Saturdays with specially-themed markets on select dates

  • April 13 - Oct. 26, 2024
  • Weekly on Saturday from 8:00 am to Noon
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2024 Merchants Square Concert Series

Presented by the Merchants Square Association

Every month on the 1st Friday.
(May 3, 2024 - October 4, 2024)

  • Friday, June 7th - Chatham Rabbits
  • Friday, July 5th - Pink Stones
  • Friday, Aug. 2nd - Kyshona
  • Friday, Sept. 6th - Paul McDonald & The Mourning Doves
  • Friday, Oct. 4th - Magnolia Band
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Ruth E. Carter

Afrofuturism in Costume Design Exhibition

Traveling Exhibit of Ruth Carter Costume Designs on display until December 1st

Jamestown Settlement
(May 11, 2024 – December 1, 2024)

Visit Ruth Carter Website
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Busch Gardens®

Food & Wine Festival

Visit Busch Gardens and explore 85 NEW specialty menu options, as well as exclusive wine and liquor tastings at 18 themed food and beverage locations inside the park. Event is included with park admission.

Busch Gardens
(May 16th, 2024 – June 9th, 2024)

Visit Busch Gardens Website
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Sweethaven Bloom Season

Lavender Twilight Concert Series

Stroll the fields and cut bouquets in the cool of the evening, then join up at the barn for live music from local musicians. Hampton Roads Winery will be serving wine slushies and wine by the glass or bottle. Charcuterie and a dessert sampler is available for pre-order.

Recurrence: Every Friday from 10 am to 6 pm
(May 17, 2024 – June 28, 2024)

Visit Concert Series Website
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Yorktown Virginia

Sounds of Summer Concert Series

Break out those dancing shoes, and join us all summer long for free outdoor concerts by the beautiful York River!

Recurrence: Every Thursday from 6:30 pm to 9:00 pm
(June 6, 2024 - August 10, 2024)

Visit Concert Series Website
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Yorktown Virginia

Independence Day Celebration

Nobody celebrates the red, white, and blue like Yorktown, Virginia! This Independence Day, join us for a free, family friendly celebration featuring a full day of events before the big fireworks finale.

(July 4, 2024)

Visit Celebration Website
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Colonial Williamsburg

Lights of Freedom

There's no better place to celebrate our nation's birth than on historic Duke of Gloucester Street. Enjoy a full day of patriotic festivities, including public readings of the Declaration of Independence, musical performances, and a dazzling fireworks display to cap the evening.

(July 4, 2024)

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